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is included. >> the biggest pill among those corporate democrats was industry lapdog max baucus of montana, chairman of the senate finance committee. at one point baucus even had advocates thrown out of his hearings. >> i'm sorry. there will be order. can we have a recess until order can be restored. >> want a single payer system. why do you insist on spending more money when the single payer will give it to us at the price we're spending now? >> still, obama care made its way through the gauntlet of mercenary senators, predatory lobbyists, and greedy corporations to become law. rube goldberg would have been a very happy man. his principle, why do something simple when it can always be made harder, carried the day. and by the time it became law, the affordable care act was a monstrosity of complexity. sure enough, on opening day, what the republicans couldn't accomplish happened anyway. screens froze. error messages flew. data was corrupted. the system broke down. and obama care stalled at the starting gate. supporters gaped at the wreckage of their best-laid plans, opponents gloated, and
. and it was only a handful of democrats, the corporate democrats led by max baucus. >> from montana. >> yes. >> who was chairman of the banking and finance committee. >> that's right. so, a small group of democrats, the corporate democrats were able to thwart the public will and have a public option. so, i don't think you can blame the entire democratic party. it is true that big business has an important role to play in the democratic party. and i think that's why we got robert rubin and we got tim geithner and we got the kinds of people that have. >> clinton democrats? >> the clinton democrats. and i think that's why obama picked, i think, the wrong people to be his financial advisors when he came into office. >> but there are with all due respect very few signs of leadership on a progressive agenda in congress, in washington for workers, for consumers or the environment. the congressional progressive caucus 76 members, they put forth an ambitious "back to work" public investment agenda in education, infrastructure which is in terrible shape in this country, renewable energy. and it was categoric
max beckman is one of the paintings he has already sold. >> there will no doubt now be a rush of claims on the collection. but the picture is lacking a lot of detail and galleries and museums across the world are busy trying to join up. >> unlike more contemporary art, many pieces from the 1930s and 40s are not registered. and for families fighting to reclaim the products of a lost generation is a struggle despite the deeply dubious ways they were acquired. >> we have had one or two issues over the last ten years. some of which are still unresolved, unfortunately. the further back you go the more difficult it is to find compaq provenances unbroke friend the 16th, 17th, 18th century, often you will have prev nances but with gaps in betweenment and in the past that would have been considered perfectly okay. now if there is gaps are between the mid 1930s and the late 1940s, then obviously it's cause for concern. >> every painting is a story of a family. and that's why it's so important for the family to have them back because they are part of their own history. and they reflect a
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